Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Now THIS is convergence: The PiKon - 3D Printing an astronomical telescope using a Raspberry Pi camera sensor!

A team at the University of Sheffield have 3D-printed an astronomical telescope (based on the Newtonian design), which is equipped with a digital camera and Raspberry Pi controller:


All of my hobbies rolled up in to one - how cool is that?!

Read about it here:

http://www.top43dprinting.com/university-of-sheffields-3d-printed-telescope-takes-its-first-moon-photographs/